If you have questions about this program, email the program leader listed below.

Smart Mobility in Europe in Germany and Czechia

Program Details

The arrangements for the travel, housing, meals, excursions and course content of this program have been made by the leader. Questions about this program can only be answered by the program leader listed below.

Program Type Departmental
Program Location Dresden and Munich, Germany, Prague and Brno, Czech Republic, Multiple Countries (Czech Republic, Germany)
Course # SA 10505
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2024 05/14/24 to 05/29/24

Program Leader

Name Satish Ukkusuri
Email sukkusur@purdue.edu
Please Note: Programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Enrollment Details: Enrollment Currently Closed

Program Description

Based on a successful course offering in 2023, Smart Mobility in Europe will cover the latest advances in transportation in four cities in Germany and Czechia with an emphasis on shared mobility, autonomous transportation and electrification.  Two weeks in Europe visiting various universities, industries, and experiencing real-world transportation.  Students will reflect upon real-world transportation challenges, critically analyze them and experience them across various modes.  Course participants will document their findings in a journal that they will submit at the end of the course.

Video testimonials of students who participated in this course can be found here: https://youtu.be/W53D7u2FUpM?si=mxdPp-LWwEhDV8Ie.

**Civil Engineering students will receive the $1,000 Moh Scholarship**

Preliminary Itinerary-Subject to change 

May 14- Depart USA

May 15- Arrive in Prague, check-in at hotel, day to rest  

May 16- Orientation, Course activities begin, free evening

May 17- Activities in Prague

May 18- Activities in Prague

May 19- Dresden Smart Mobility Tour

May 20- Dresden Smart Mobility Tour; National Holiday - cultural events

May 21- Dresden Smart Mobility Tour

May 22- Arrive in Leipzig

May 23- Leipzig Smart Mobility Tour

May 24- Leipzig Smart Mobility Tour

May 25- Free day in Leipzig

May 26- Arrive in Berlin

May 27- Berlin Smart Mobility Tour

May 28- Berlin Smart Mobility Tour; Farewell dinner

May 29- Depart for the USA


Academic Credit

Earn 3 credits for CE 49700.  Students must check with their academic advisor to see how this course can be used in their plan of study. 



Open to all Engineering students who have reached at least the sophomore level through seniors.  Preference given to Civil Engineering students, but all are encouraged to apply. 


Program Cost

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.

The program fee is estimated at $4,350, which includes housing, airport pick-up and ground transportation in the country, all course and cultural activities on the itinerary, breakfast daily, two dinners, Three academic credits, and international health insurance.

Additional expenses: Airfare, meals, Passport, Personal spending money.

**Purdue Moves Scholarship available.  Click on the "Financial Resources" tab for more information 

**Civil Engineering students will receive the $1,000 Moh Scholarship**

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until program reaches capacity.  20 spots available. 

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.